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Red admiral butterfly on scabious


Please meet outside the Visitor Centre at 10:30, grid reference NT371736. Please note that the Centre does not open until 11:30. There is a small cafe - cash only.

Lothians bus service 26 whether to Seton Sands or Tranent, stop at Prestongrange very close to the Centre.

The theme of the meeting will be general but, if the weather is suitable, we are likely to spend some time looking at insects. It is also hoped to arrange a tour of the site with access to one or two of the buildings.

Attending outings during Covid-19 pandemic

What will this mean? we won't be able to gather closely around something of interest – you can take a photo and post it on Facebook group. Consider writing about it for the Newsletter or Journal

You are responsible for the well-being of yourself and others only attend if not feeling any symptoms of Covid-19 and you are not self-isolating travel by foot, cycle or in your own car or by public transport - follow Scottish government guidance https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on- travel-and-transport remember handwashing before and after the walk. Carry and use hand sanitiser, carry mask, tissues and dispose of litter at home. Maintain social distancing, avoid facing others especially whilst talking and adopt respiratory hygiene measures https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public avoid sharing personal equipment such as binoculars and hand lens carry your own lunch and small first aid kit carry a mobile phone – charged and switched on

It is essential that members register to take part to avoid disappointment – please let us know if you wish to cancel. Once the maximum number is reached any extra people will be turned away. Where appropriate groups will be split and have additional leaders.

Sign-in information will be kept by ENHS for 1 month to assist with contact tracing. Remember to let us know if you become a contact in the following few days – if you are asked to self-isolate you will be given information about which of your recent contacts are at risk.

The Basics


Prestongrange Museum, Morrisons Haven, Prestonpans EH32 9RX

Leader: David Adamson.



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